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induced

[ in-doost, -dyoost ]
/ ɪnˈdust, -ˈdyust /
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adjective
brought about, produced, or caused, especially artificially (often used in combination):Medical intervention in childbirth has become the norm, with hospitals relying on epidurals, C-sections, and induced labor.The field expedition to the Greenland Sea will study climate-induced changes in the marine food web.
Physics. (of an electric current) produced by induction: As a coil on a pendulum passes between the poles of an electromagnet, the induced current causes the small bulb to light up.
Genetics. (of a gene) having increased expression as a result of the inactivation of a negative control system or the activation of a positive control system (often used in combination): The induced genes in the transgenic variety were of unknown function.Our focus is on the serum-induced genes cloned from fibroblasts.
Biochemistry. noting or relating to a protein, especially an enzyme, whose synthesis has been stimulated by increased gene transcription (often used in combination): These induced proteins are unlikely to affect cellular DNA repair directly.We can now speculate that the heat-induced proteins play an important role in gastric cell protection.
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OTHER WORDS FROM induced

non·in·duced, adjectivequa·si-in·duced, adjectiveun·in·duced, adjective
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